Wallisian

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A language of Wallis and Futuna

Alternate Names
East Uvean, Uvean, Wallisien
Population

9,620 in Wallis and Futuna (2000). Population total all countries: 10,400.

Location

Original home is Uvea island. Also in Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu.

Language Status

5 (Developing). De facto language of provincial identity in Walis/Uvea Island.

Dialects

Some dialect divergence between Wallis Islands and New Caledonia. Not functionally intelligible with Tongan [ton].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1971.
Writing
Latin script.

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